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Dark Messiah, I like it better than Oblivian

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I got it with my card and just decided to play it.
It's addicting, I played Oblivian for a maby 5hrs and got board with it I've tried getting into it just ain't happening for me.
Dark Messiah keeps you going, also I noticed you can run AA and HDR with the 8800GTX where you can't with Oblivian.
Anyone play multiplayer, whats that like?
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I also play Dark Messiah more then oblivion. I really like single player. Stabing enemies in the neck with your dagger is just great fun. Decapetating your enemy in an adrineline rush and then picking up his body and let the blood spray in your face... priceless.



Haven't had that much fun since... since Soldier of Fortune 2 with that Yakuza b*tch and a knife...

I've only played multiplayer a couple of times in the demo. The maps er a bit big and there arent enough players playing (the last time I played).
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Well Dark Messiah doesn't have near as much content as Oblivion does. Oblivion is stricly a Single Player RPG and is focused more on the RPG aspect than Dark Messiah is. Dark Messiah is a little more oriented to Action than Oblivion is. Oblivion also has more depth to the character creation, customization, and enhancement.
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Can anyone post some screenies where there isnt action? Like of the character and surroundings and stuff
    
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You mean of messiah?
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You mean of messiah?
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I don't have any screens to post (yet), and I hate to dig up an old thread, but this game is a MUST play. I've put in about 6 hours so far and it's so much fun. Why? Innovative gameplay. I hate the boring derivative FPS/RPG's that come out, but this one's a true winner.

It does lack the open-ended nature of Oblivion, and the skill variety is a tad limiting, but it more than makes up for these downfalls through gameplay. They really went a long way to include all the fun little things. Like kicking guys off ledges and into spikes, or tossing an oil jug on them and lighting it on fire. You can walk up to torches with your bow drawn and the arrow will light on fire for a flaming shot. My favourite part so far was when I found a blast furnace and a blacksmith area. Everything was moveable and interactive, and after some careful smithing, I had made myself a new, better weapon from scratch. And this was just walking around in a random dungeon on a quest.

Perhaps the best elements are the combat styles, and the variety of attacks. I like to play it stealthy, but it big groups I'll throw up my shield and go melee wild.

It's all those little experiences that make the game a winner. In principle, it's really not all that different from a normal FPS/RPG, but all those little things you notice while you play take it many levels above most games. Even though it's 2007, I'd have to give it my pick for best game of 2006.
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I've been playing DM alot but here I am at a dark place. I think it's the Spider temple or something because it has a big spider hatch in the middle and I really don't know where to go. Anyone knows what I'm talking about?
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